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Oxford textbook of palliative medicine

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Author
Doyle, Derek
Hanks, Geoffrey W.C.
Cherny, Nathan I
Calman, Kenneth
Edition
3rd ed.
Call Number
WB310 O98 2005
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Title
Oxford textbook of palliative medicine
Author
Doyle, Derek
Hanks, Geoffrey W.C.
Cherny, Nathan I
Calman, Kenneth
Responsibility
Edited by Derek Doyle ... [et al.]
Edition
3rd ed.
Place
New York
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
xxv, 1244 p. : ill.
Subjects
Palliative Treatment
Terminal care - Handbook
Pain - therapy
Palliative Care
Death
Abstract
Sections: Challenge of palliative medicine -- Ethical issues -- Communication -- Research -- Patient evaluation and outcome measures -- Principles of drug use -- Symptom management -- Paediatric palliative medicine -- Palliative medicine in non-malignant disease -- Cultural and spiritual aspects -- Emotional issues -- Social work -- Rehabilitation -- Contribution of allied health professions -- Complementary therapies -- Palliative medicine in the home -- Terminal phase -- Bereavement -- Education and training -- Global perspective.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0198510980
Format
Book
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Call Number
WB310 O98 2005
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